Saline County, Kansas

county in Kansas, United States

Saline County (standard abbreviation: SA) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010 census, 55,606 people lived there.[1] The largest city and county seat is Salina.[2]

Saline County
Smoky Hills Museum in Salina
Map of Kansas highlighting Saline County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°47′00″N 97°40′00″W / 38.7833°N 97.6667°W / 38.7833; -97.6667
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedFebruary 15, 1860
Named forSaline River
SeatSalina
Largest citySalina
Area
 • Total721 sq mi (1,870 km2)
 • Land720 sq mi (1,900 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
55,142
 • Density77/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
WebsiteSaline.org

HistoryEdit

1800sEdit

In 1860, Saline County was created.

EducationEdit

Unified school districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

Other websitesEdit

County
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